Farm Progress

Your 2017 ‘agventure’ starts at New York Farm Show

New York Farm Show’s 400-plus exhibits of machinery, dairy equipment, seed, feed and timber tools have all you need for your tech “agventure.”

John Vogel, Editor, American Agriculturist

January 10, 2017

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Owners and operators of farm businesses with a future are always on the lookout for next-gen tools and technologies. With 400-plus exhibits of new and best products plus “ag smart” educational beef and woodlot management seminars waiting, you have more than 400 business-of-farming reasons to explore the 32nd New York Farm Show. And there’s one more — a fun family adventure. Here are some snapshots of what awaits you.

For an up-to-date listing of exhibitors, seminar sessions, free ticket information and more, visit

About the Author(s)

John Vogel

Editor, American Agriculturist

For more than 38 years, John Vogel has been a Farm Progress editor writing for farmers from the Dakota prairies to the Eastern shores. Since 1985, he's been the editor of American Agriculturist – successor of three other Northeast magazines.

Raised on a grain and beef farm, he double-majored in Animal Science and Ag Journalism at Iowa State. His passion for helping farmers and farm management skills led to his family farm's first 209-bushel corn yield average in 1989.

John's personal and professional missions are an integral part of American Agriculturist's mission: To anticipate and explore tomorrow's farming needs and encourage positive change to keep family, profit and pride in farming.

John co-founded Pennsylvania Farm Link, a non-profit dedicated to helping young farmers start farming. It was responsible for creating three innovative state-supported low-interest loan programs and two "Farms for the Future" conferences.

His publications have received countless awards, including the 2000 Folio "Gold Award" for editorial excellence, the 2001 and 2008 National Association of Ag Journalists' Mackiewicz Award, several American Agricultural Editors' "Oscars" plus many ag media awards from the New York State Agricultural Society.

Vogel is a three-time winner of the Northeast Farm Communicators' Farm Communicator of the Year award. He's a National 4-H Foundation Distinguished Alumni and an honorary member of Alpha Zeta, and board member of Christian Farmers Outreach.

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